Weed

  • Three teens, two minors held with ganja 05-07-2014 02:18 PM

    Panaji: Three teenaged boys were arrested and two minor boys detained in Panaji for consuming ganja and possessing 0.6 gms of the drug. Police said these five were smoking using a plastic bottle for a homemade, improvised "hukkah" when they were nabbed by the police on Friday. Those arrested have...
  • Actress-comedian Whoopi Goldberg turns weed columnist 19-04-2014 10:22 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress-comedian Whoopi Goldberg has turned weed columnist which she claims has helped her in her glaucoma. The 58-year-old 'View' co-host wrote the column in Denver Post's marijuana-focused website Cannabist.com, reported the Wrap. "The vape pen has changed my life. No, I'm not exaggerating. In fact, her name is...
  • Thailand: Protest app 'Nok Weed' brings hi-tech flair to rallies 13-12-2013 02:10 PM

    For years, protesters in Thailand have used social media to organize rallies. Now they're taking smartphones to a new level. Apps have been created that allow phones to help protesters perform the high-pitched, raucous noise making that is a staple of Thai demonstrations. More than 70,000 people have downloaded one...
  • Chris Brown wanted to take weed inside rehabilitation centre 28-11-2013 03:13 PM

    Los Angeles: Rapper Chris Brown reportedly wanted to take weed inside the rehabilitation centre when he was ordered to take help for his anger management. Brown gave away his phone and internet, but he asked the rehab staff if he could bring his weed along. Tmz.com reports that he kicked...
  • NRI hotelier arrested in US for drug possession 05-04-2013 07:30 AM

    New York: Indian-American hotelier Vikram Chatwal has been arrested earlier this week at an airport in Florida for allegedly carrying a large stash of drugs including cocaine and heroine, a celebrity website reported. According to the TMZ website, the multi-millionaire hotel owner was arrested on April 2 at the Fort...
  • Malayalam film releases cross 100 mark in ten month 20-11-2012 06:48 PM

    The year was a very phenomenal one for Mollywood, being one of the rare years, when the Malayalam film releases crossed hundred mark in just 10 month. The year also featured more than 15 commercial success stories, of which seven are big hits. But the recent one week strike of...
  • Facebook making efforts to remove fake profiles 09-09-2012 02:19 PM

    Mumbai: Social networking giant Facebook is making a "huge effort" to weed out fake profiles to prevent misuse of such identities, a senior company official has said. "Absolutely, there is a huge effort," Facebook India business manager Pavan Varma told PTI when asked about the company's action on this front....
  • Miracle weed emerges as skin cancer cure 27-01-2011 07:43 AM

    London: The sap from milkweed, a common garden weed, can kill certain types of cancer cells when applied to the skin. It works on non-melanoma skin cancers, which affect hundreds of thousands of Britons each year. They are triggered by sun damage and, although not usually fatal, can be disfiguring...
  • Being seen on Google Earth can get you evicted 05-05-2008 04:39 PM

    Kingstown: The third one-day international between Australia and the West Indies has finished in a tie after a thrilling finish at the Arnos Vale Ground in St Vincent. Chasing 221 for victory, the hosts appeared set to pull off a remarkable win when Darren Sammy smashed a four off Brett...